D Weddings

Advertising Specs

1/3 Square 4 3/4” x 4 3/4”
1/3 Vertical 2 3/8” x 9 5/8”
Two Thirds Page 5” x 9.625”
Full (Live Area) 8” x 9 7/8”
Full (Bleed) 9 ¼” x 11 1/8”
2/3 Vertical 4 3/4” x 9 5/8”
1/2 Vertical 4 7/8” x 7 1/2”
1/2 Horizontal 7 1/2” x 4 3/4”

Printing Requirements

Trim Size: 9” x 10.875”. For bleed allow 1/8” beyond all trim. Keep live matter ¼” from all trim. 3/16” foot trim is required. Magazine format is three-column and perfect bound. Digital file will be held by D Weddings for one year from date of use.

D Weddings is printed direct-to-plate, web-offset on coated stock. In general, follow AAAA recommended standards for offset print (SWOP Standards).
Preferred File Formats: PDF (high resolution), Photoshop TIF, Illustrator EPS, Quark-Xpress or InDesign (please include all images and fonts)
Acceptable Files: All formats submitted must be CMYK in color, and all images must be at least 300 dpi.
Acceptable Media: CD-rom, email, or FTP site. Email: Please send files to kate.mitchell@dmagazine.com. Please fax a proof for verification of the file. Fax number is 214-748-4579
FTP by Internet: ftp://ftp1.dmagazine.com
User ID: D Weddings
Password: dmagazine
FTP by Fetch: IP Address: ftp1.dmagazine.com
User ID: D Weddings
Password: dmagazine
Directory: nothing
Acceptable Proofs: Kodak Approvals, Cromalins, Matchprints, or Iris. Laser proofs will be accepted, but D Weddings will not be held responsible for the color.
Unacceptable Proofs: Ads created in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher, Powerpoint, or any PC-based word-processing program cannot be accepted. We will be glad to re-create the ad at normal ad production rate. All ads should be submitted suitable to print as is, with a print-out of the contents of each disk supplied. D Weddings is not responsible for any error in content. If files are prepared improperly, D Weddings will not guarantee the reproduction of the ad, and additional net production charges to the advertiser may result

Please contact D Weddings’ production department at 214-939-3636 for additional information concerning preparation of digital advertisements.